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Old 05-02-2015, 06:54 AM   #401
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I be damn, 20 pages on crown moulding installation... it don't get any better than that
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Old 05-02-2015, 08:50 AM   #402
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I be damn, 20 pages on crown moulding installation... it don't get any better than that
Bro to throw you some light at living. Crown molding installation is benchmark of right to call itself trimmer. And trimmers are mostly guys that fail in everything else in life and do trimming as back up option or, to name the names - last chance (wrote about it a few posts ahead). Therefore they all hang on crown molding like theirs life depend at it. Did a dozens time go to job site help other expert carpenters. Love to see theirs horrified face when I do perfectly good cope with sliding 8,5" and jig saw and they come with all that jigs. Yeah, I do not forget never to say to customer "see I do not use any putty, you put putty if you want". No mistake always after that is discussion between customer and expert and usually expert disappear in fog from unknown reasons. Odd that is never competition in reframing of old houses. As I write right now is a truck with 30 3/4 playwoods waiting for me. Investor must go somewhere just left his truck in front of door. His helper is busy to all alone to throw plywood in once again.
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As m1911 would say, I almost understood that.
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As m1911 would say, I almost understood that.
Not this time...
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I wonder if a Milwaukee 2445-20 M12 jigsaw would be underpowered for using with a coping foot. Does anyone have experience with this jigsaw?
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I knew a guy from Scotland that when he was drunk his brogue was so thick even his wife (also from Scotland) couldn't understand him...
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I knew a guy from Scotland that when he was drunk his brogue was so thick even his wife (also from Scotland) couldn't understand him...
Sounds dirty...
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Check out the fantastic technique and coping hack saw...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGfW7zi4yUA

I do crowns occasionally, and I know some guys are expert at it, but I'm not! So I bought a jig that sits on the saw and holds the crown in the position he uses.

Seems safer than just holding it in the air.
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Bro to throw you some light at living. Crown molding installation is benchmark of right to call itself trimmer. And trimmers are mostly guys that fail in everything else in life and do trimming as back up option or, to name the names - last chance (wrote about it a few posts ahead). Therefore they all hang on crown molding like theirs life depend at it. Did a dozens time go to job site help other expert carpenters. Love to see theirs horrified face when I do perfectly good cope with sliding 8,5" and jig saw and they come with all that jigs. Yeah, I do not forget never to say to customer "see I do not use any putty, you put putty if you want". No mistake always after that is discussion between customer and expert and usually expert disappear in fog from unknown reasons. Odd that is never competition in reframing of old houses. As I write right now is a truck with 30 3/4 playwoods waiting for me. Investor must go somewhere just left his truck in front of door. His helper is busy to all alone to throw plywood in once again.
The trim guys I've had the pleasure and good fortune to work for, with, or around are anything but failures at life. They are professional, organized, highly skilled, detail oriented to an almost clinical degree, and well compensated for all of the above. All of them take great pride in their work but none would have the ego to present themselves as an expert in anything. They all are humble enough to learn and/or improve. I myself would never consider myself anything but a decent carpenter who has found himself on some interesting jobs. On many days I struggle to justify that title to myself. I consider the goal of being able to call myself a carpenter is lofty enough without adding the extra pressure of having to live up to the title of expert.

Collectively the posters on this thread have centuries of experience. Rather than representing yourself here as the foremost expert in crown moulding and offering to sell your expertise to everyone in DVD form you would be better served to check your ego and learn something about their methods for informational purposes if nothing else.

Use whatever methods to cut and cope that you want to. If your customers are happy with your work and you get paid then your methods are not wrong but recognize there are more ways to do the same job than the ones you prefer to use. I prefer to cut in position and the only fancy jig I use to do so is a piece of scrap plywood clamped to the wings of my saw stand.
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came for some knowledge...stayed for the train wreck...
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Remove the blade guard and slam the saw blade into the material - yeah, that's the right way...





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Remove the blade guard and slam the saw blade into the material - yeah, that's the right way...





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I want to know how far his detents are off by slamming that saw around like that.... I've seen framers treat their tools better. OSHA would love that setup.
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What is wrong with the DeWalt crown stops for that saw?

I have that saw and the DeWalt stops and they work great. I never had an issue, even when doing little return pieces.

I know guys often sacrifice safety to increase production, but isn't that taking the concept to the extreme?
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Remove the blade guard and slam the saw blade into the material - yeah, that's the right way...





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He doesn't seem to know the difference between drilling and screwing either.
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Yeah, but he's a "professional."
Watch some of this clown's other videos...
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What is wrong with the DeWalt crown stops for that saw?

I have that saw and the DeWalt stops and they work great. I never had an issue, even when doing little return pieces.

I know guys often sacrifice safety to increase production, but isn't that taking the concept to the extreme?
I'm not an expert on the subject, but I don't see how taking the guard off your miter saw is going to increase production rate that much when running crown? I can understand how pinning the guard on a circular saw for cutting rafters can speed up the process, but the guard on the miter saw lifts itself up when you're checking out your alignment.

If I saw him on the job with no guard on his miter saw I'd think he's either an idiot, a show off, or too lazy to replace a broken guard. Probably a combination of all three.
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There are lots of these types of "instructional" videos on youtube of people doing things in dangerous and or incorrect ways, and they should come with a warning or better yet, be removed. People who don't know any better might get injured repeating these stunts.

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